M. Sc. Automotive Engineering & Management

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The three-semester master's program "Automotive Engineering & Management" is offered by the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Duisburg-Essen, which is highly regarded amongst decision takers of the automotive industry.

The master's program offers a combination of economic and technical study subjects specializing in the automotive sector.

The master addresses lateral and forward thinkers who want to deal with management tasks of the often technology-driven automotive companies. It aims at training creative generalists who can cope with the challenges of managing e.g. the transition towards e-mobility

Graduates of the program will be qualified for all technical and economic fields of work, e. g.

  • for management positions in the cross-sectional areas of planning and controlling or
  • for senior positions in functional areas such as  technical purchasing, development planning,  planning of the commercialization of new products and technologies (e. g. electric vehicles),  logistics planning, production planning and technical marketing.

Depending on the start of the program (winter or summer term) the recommended curriculum differs.


The Master's program "Automotive Engineering & Management" is aimed at graduates of the Bachelor's degree program in industrial engineering at universities in Germany and abroad.

It is also intended for very good graduates of bachelor's degree programs in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering as well as business administration bachelor's degree programs (restrictions might apply).

Training elements are integrated into the Master's program to facilitate the entry into the global world of work in the automotive industry.

The program leads to the university degree Master of Science (M.Sc.) and is a prerequisite for doctoral research studies   (Dr.-Ing. or Dr. rer. pol. depending on the respective bachelor's degree).

The program is entirely taught in German language, applicants need to demonstrate proficiency in German at DSH2 level prior to admission into the program.

The Master's program starts for the first time in the summer semester of 2011.

No charges are due.

"Career opportunities under the sign of electric mobility"

(Germany radio, editorial "Campus and Careers", 2011)



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